Abuse to the other parent is a cognizable factor in determining custody. If mom cannot defend herself, she cannot defend the baby, and go from there via petition to the family court, having your attorney cite all particulars and the abuse photos of mom.
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File a petition for custody immediately. You should say there has been a change in circumstances based on the fact that the household is a dangerous place. Good luck.
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I agree with Howard. Either hire an attorney or go to the Family Court and ask for a form to file for a change in custody. Your attorney may be able to file an Order to Show Cause to expedite the matter.
Take photographs of the child, file for custody, bring the child to a doctor if there are bruises. Consult with an experienced family law attorney to help.
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This is correct - you cannot file for an order of protection against the boyfriend because you lack a famlial connection. That said, you can & should file a petition for modification of custody. For a full assessment, schedule a consultation with a Bronx Child Custody attorney.
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